Threat Defiance Report


Colorado Springs ranks 16th nationally in the new Best Cities for Cybersecurity Professionals report, and experts say it is uniquely placed for a s

In a large organization, no matter how thorough the network security team, attackers will be able to compromise at least one server or workstation

By: John P. Mello, Jr.

Eric Hipkins is a bit of a contrarian.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- root9B Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:  RTNB) ("Company") today announced that it w

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to remaining #1 on the Cybersecurity 500 for  Q1 2017, root9B's

In my last blog, I wrote about the purpose of formalizing a delegation model for your domain.

ADVISORY, Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 

The Pyramids of Delegation

2017 list of universities that offer a Master of Science (M.S.) in cybersecurity

Root9B LLC is sinking deeper roots in Colorado Springs as part of a corporate strategy of its parent company to narrow the company's focus to cyber


Experts believe Russian hackers linked to the DNC breach are also behind attacks on utilities in Ukraine and U.S., leaving domestic power grid expo

root9B, a Colorado based cybersecurity firm, has devised a novel and bold countermeasure to cyber attackers.

2016 was an interesting year for the cybersecurity market, and the three top cybersecurity stories of the year are indicative that investors remain

The Communications of the ACM recently published a study on t

“If you know your enemy and know your network, you need not fear the rest.” Those words adorn the wall at the Colorado Springs headquarters of 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- root9B Holdings, Inc.

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9 Texas ATT 5 Weeks

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec.12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- root9B, a root9B Holdings (OTCQB: RTNBD) company and leading provider of adv


Colorado Springs, CO – December 2, 2016 – root9B Technologies, Inc.

Alright, so I lied in my last blog post.

By: Steve C. Morgan


Adversaries who have compromised one system in a network frequently hijack the network traffic of other systems on the same subnet to intercept pas

Law360, New York (November 2, 2016, 11:51 AM EDT)—In a typical M&A transaction, the idea is to combine the strengths of the two entities while

There is a lot of talk in the world today about the attacks that happen in corporate America.

Colorado Springs-based cybersecurity provider root9B announced Monday that it will work with the Air Force Academy to develop technology to counter



Ongoing Business Development Activities Yield More Than $12M in Contracts and Increased Industry Visibility

The editors at Cybersecurity Ventures recently caught up with Eric Hipkins, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at root9B, a rapidly expa

A few weeks ago, a lot of attention was paid to Dropbox

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- root9B, a root9B Technologies (OTCQB: RTNB) company, and leading provider of advanced cyberse

“As the organization that first introduced proactive HUNT operations to the commercial space in 2013, root9B has developed and refined its propriet

For the 2nd consecutive quarter root9B remains #1 on Cybersecurity 500's World's Hottest Security Companies. 

root9B was featured in The Gazette's series on Colorado Springs and its emergence as both the cybersecurity capital in the country, as well as bein

Join us at the University of Denver for Project X-ite, where innovation, technology and en

A cyber operations training contract was granted to root9B by the United States Air Force, a four-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with an est

Earlier this month the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve recognized root9B as a Patriotic Employer.

How to use Orkos by root9B to assess credential risks and lateral movement, a webinar.

root9B has opened its fourth location, a new cutting-edge training, threat intelligence, and operations facility in the National Business Park near

On behalf of root9B, Eric Stride and Aaron Shaha will present a live cyber demonstration at the Pikes Peak Regional Cyber Summit on Tuesday, March

root9B has formed a new business and technology alliance with GTRI and

Eric Hipkins accepted the Information and Communication Technology Award, presented by the Colorado Springs Business Journal, on behalf of root9B a

An opportunity to connect with the technology, trends and people that protect our digital world, the

Cybersecurity Ventures announces the 2016 Cyber Top 10, root9B placing first as the 

A common theme among information security commenters and keynotes is that infosec can and either will or should evolve to be more like structural e

The Gazette, a Colorado Springs publication, highlighted root9B's recent recognition as the world'

root9B's vice president of threat intelligence, Keith Smith, offered his opinion to Fox News on the subject of a cybersecurity proxy war, pitting n

Earlier this week root9B opened its first Adversary Pursuit Center at the Tower Life Building in San Antonio, TX where the company’s network defens


Colorado Springs, CO, December 10, 2015 - root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB), a leading provider of advanced cybe

What tactic is used to compromise computers more often than any other in a network breach? Stolen credentials and lateral movement.

Colorado Springs, CO, (November 23, 2015) - root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB), a leading provider of advanced cy

Introducing Orkos by root9B: Assessing Credential Risks & Lateral Movement - Closing the Gap in Security Programs. occurs several times.

Colorado Springs, CO, (November 2, 2015) - root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB), a leading provider of advanced cyb

Colorado Springs, CO, (October 29, 2015) - root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB), and leading provider of advanced c

root9b’s Eric Hipkins, John Harbaugh, and Mike Morris, were recently featured on CBS This Morning to discuss root9b’s unique “Hunt” cyber capabilit



Colorado Springs, CO, (September 21, 2015) - root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB), a leading provider of advanced c

At this point, it’s pretty much assumed that hackers are going to break into corporate computer networks.

root9B’s new video depicts the threat imposed when the most skilled cyber adversary in the world penetrates your veil of darkness.

root9b’s sister company IPSA, also parented by root9b Technologies, recently launched a new website reflecting the company's updated look and feel.

On September 26, root9b’s Matt “sciptjunkie” Weeks will be presenting a talk on “Credential Assessment: Mapping Privilege Escalation at Scale” at D

root9B was recently featured in a Time Warner Cable San Antonio news segment on the growing technology and cyber boom in the region and root9B’s ag

In May 2015, root9B released an

root9B announces that Columbia, MD-based ADG Creative has been selected as our agency of record, a partnership that will add tremendous value to ou

root9B Technologies Chairman & CEO Joe Grano recently appeared on Fox Business to discuss the July 8th NYSE outage and whether or not hackers w

Designed from the ground up as an unparalleled space for 24/7 manned cyber operations,root9B’s Adversary Pursuit Center (APC) nears completion this

This fall root9B will be attending and presenting at the 5th annual North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Grid Security Conference

root9B COO John Harbaugh and root9B Technologies CEO Joe Grano were recently featured on Fox Business with Neil Cavuto discussing the recent Russia

root9B, a root9B Technologies company (OTCQB: RTNB), a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and training for commercial and governme

root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB), a leading provider of advanced active cyber defense operations, cybersecurity services, and tr

root9B, a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and tailored active defense capabilities, has been moved from #216 to #45 on the 

root9B, a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and tailored active defense capabilities, announced today the development of Orkos, a

NORAD-USNORTHCOM is the sponsoring defense agency for a $1.7M award through the Department of Defense Rapid Innovation Fund Program for an industri

From an advanced threat detection perspective, most analysts are relatively blind at the host level until they receive network telemetry or a secur

root9B recently announced the launch of proprietary cybersecurity active adversary pursuit platform, ORION.


The initrd (initial ramdisk) is an initial temporary root file system that is mounted prior to the real root file system.